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Norman Thomas on the Soviet Union, Government, and Religion

My latest reading of W.A. Swanberg’s Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist covered Thomas’ views on the Soviet Union, the 1932 platform of the Socialist Party, and Thomas’ changing religious views. Thomas was critical of the Soviet Union’s tyranny, favored “evolutionary … Continue reading

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Starting a Biography on Norman Thomas

I started Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist, by W.A. Swanberg.  Norman Thomas was the Socialist Party’s candidate for President of the United States between 1928-1948. Why am I reading this book?  For a variety of reasons.  I became somewhat interested … Continue reading

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